Not only does Paris Hilton share a name with Michael Jackson’s daughter, the ho-tel heiress says the King of Pop asked her mom's permission to use it.
Right. Because the Hiltons have a famed European capital trademarked.
“My mom and Michael went to high school together and they were best friends since they were 13,” the useless celebutante said in an interview with Extra.
“So I grew up knowing Michael Jackson very well and when he had his daughter, he always loved the name Paris and grew up being an uncle to me."
"So he asked my mom if it was okay and of course she said yes and I think she’s such a beautiful little girl and I’m proud we have the same name.”
Paris Hilton would be a great role model for her namesake. [Photo: Fame Pictures]
If it's somehow true that Paris Jackson can credit this infamous Hollywood celebrity for her name, boy did that decision come back to bite Michael.
You think you're naming your daughter after the most beautiful city in the world, then some worthless socialite goes and sullies it by starring in a sex tape and serving time behind bars for DUI. Sometimes, no good deed goes unpunished.
As for the derivation of Michael's sons' names, Prince Michael Jackson and Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., those pretty much speak for themselves.
No word on who Omer Bhatti is named for.